Work For AF! Check Out Our Job Openings - America's Future

January 27, 2021

Opportunities

Work For AF! Check Out Our Job Openings

By: AF Editors

America’s Future (AF) empowers young people to be active, civil, and curious citizens who build freer communities that lead to fulfillment, dignity, and happiness for all, and we’re looking for creative, entrepreneurial and passionate people to join our dynamic team.

We’re working toward a time in America where young people collaborate to drive change in their communities – change that equips the individual to build a free and happy life.

We have an HQ in Washington, DC, but our team is spread across the country. Working for AF is fast-paced, fun, and rewarding. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package, plus an unlimited vacation policy.

Check out our current openings below!


Donor Relations Manager 

Full-time, Washington, DC or Virtual Office

America’s Future (AF) exists to empower young adults ages 22-40 to be active, civil, and curious citizens who build freer communities that lead to fulfillment, dignity, and happiness for all.

We’re working toward a time in America where young people collaborate to drive change in their communities – change that equips the individual to build a free and happy life, free from government force or handouts. We are seeking a mid-level development professional to join our growing and dynamic team as we pursue this mission.

America’s Future seeks an entrepreneurial self-starter with sales or development experience to lead its major gift prospecting efforts. The Donor Relations manager will lead AF’s efforts to establish relationships with potential donors, grow its donor base, and significantly increase annual revenue. This role will report directly to the Director of Development and work closely with the Executive Director. The Donor Relations Manager has the option to work remotely or from AF’s Washington, DC headquarters. Occasional travel required.

Primary Responsibilities:
– Cold calling prospective donors to secure meetings for AF’s Executive Director
– Managing timely and coordinated outreach through email and mailings
– Consistently maintaining records, pipelines, and metrics in Salesforce CRM
– Submitting LOIs and proposals to prospective donors where appropriate
– Researching and qualifying new leads
– Managing a digital fundraising firm and following up on all online leads generated
– Scripting call and meeting pitches to help craft the most compelling case for support
– Generating, through above activities, an additional $500,000 in AF revenue the first year and $1 million after two years

Qualifications & Skills:
– 3-7 years of experience in one-to-one sales or fundraising
– A passion for advancing the mission of America’s Future
– High comfort level with making introductory phone calls to high-net worth individuals, making requests over the phone, and the ability to maintain a positive and persistent attitude even when faced with rejection
– Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
– A team player who thrives on clear communication and strategic planning
– An entrepreneurial spirit, strong work ethic, and capacity to prioritize and balance multiple projects and effectively and meet deadlines and goals
– Strong analytical skills, organizational skills, and superb attention to detail
– Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
– Knowledge of G Suite, Salesforce, and Hubspot a plus

AF’s HQ is in Washington, DC, but our team is spread across the country. Working for AF is fast-paced, fun, and rewarding. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package, plus an unlimited vacation policy.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials as PDFs:
– Resume
– Cover Letter detailing your interest in the position and the mission of AF and your salary requirements

Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: talentmarket.org/apply-for-your-dream-job/.

There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. This job will remain posted on our site until it is filled.

Questions can be directed to Katy Gambella, Network Engagement Manager of Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: [email protected].

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.

Talent Market is a nonprofit entity dedicated to promoting liberty by helping free-market nonprofits identify talent for critical roles. We provide free consulting and recruiting services to free-market think tanks, policy organizations, research centers, and capacity-building institutions dedicated to advancing the principles of limited government and free enterprise.


Operations Coordinator

Part-time, Washington, DC

America’s Future is seeking a detail-oriented and energetic part-time operations coordinator to keep our internal workings running smoothly.

Through fun, unique, and informative programming, AF recruits and cultivates young professionals to become effective, lifelong advocates for liberty. AF works with inspiring and dynamic young leaders across the country through chapters and a variety of professional development opportunities. The operations coordinator will provide fundraising and administrative support to help AF serve young leaders on a national scale.

If you are looking to gain experience in fundraising, office administration, or human resources, this role is right for you. With a required 15 hours per week, this position is based primarily out of AF-HQ in Dupont Circle with some flexibility for occasional remote work. The Operations coordinator will be expected to work at least 8 hours per week during normal business hours (9AM-5PM).

To apply, please upload a resume and cover letter detailing your interest in the role and your commitment to the mission of AF at this link.

Duties Include:
– Fundraising
– Gift caging
– State registration coordination
– Travel scheduling for the executive director
– Event sponsorship coordination
– Office management
– Human resource maintenance
– Team culture support

Qualifications:
Need to Have:
– 1+ years of relevant work experience
– A motivated, self-starter capable of working in a virtual team
– Highly detail-oriented. Willing to go the extra mile to ensure high-quality outputs

Nice to Have:
– Previous involvement with AF
– Experience using Salesforce is a plus
– Access to a reliable means of transportation
– A commitment to the ideas of liberty including free markets, limited government, and individual responsibility.

This role will be paid on an hourly basis, invoiced monthly. This role reports directly to the executive director and works closely with all members of the AF team. Apply here.

 


Communications and Social Media Manager

Full-time, Washington, DC or Virtual Office

You: You’re a data-minded conversationalist. You have a proven digital marketing track record and a passion for storytelling and building community. You not only have the vision to create engaging content but the technical knowledge of how to distribute it. You like producing and appearing in social media content just as much as you love digging into the analytics – and you want to work somewhere that will empower you to do both.

Us: America’s Future (AF) empowers young people to be active, civil, and curious citizens who build freer communities that lead to fulfillment, dignity, and happiness for all, and we’re looking for a creative and entrepreneurial Communications and Social Media Manager to grow and engage our online community. We see digital communications not as an end in itself but as a tool to connect people to ideas, opportunities, and each other in order to make an impact in their communities. We have an HQ in Washington, DC, but our team is spread across the country, and we embrace remote work. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package plus an unlimited vacation policy.

The role: The Communications and Social Media Manager will oversee the life of AF’s digital content from start to finish – from brainstorming ideas and forming strategies, to content creation, to building and executing campaigns and measuring their success. They will create an identity and community around AF’s content across platforms and channels, impacting more people and deepening engagement in the process. The ideal candidate will feel as comfortable with the technical aspects of communication in the year 2021 as they do with articulating free-market ideas and facilitating conversations.

Responsibilities:

– Create a strategic vision for AF’s social media accounts, both existing and potential new platforms, in order grow AF’s audience, increase engagement, and meet organizational goals
– Work with the director of marketing and blog editor to brainstorm content ideas and campaigns
– Execute daily social media posting and cultivate conversations (e.g., active commenting, Facebook Group engagement)
– Email management – including setting up funnels, writing copy, building and sending emails, and email list management
– Video creation – including hosting Facebook/Instagram live videos and interviews, creating short social media videos, and overseeing video production with contractors
– Manage paid digital marketing campaigns to raise awareness around AF and its programs as well as conversion to actions such as program applications or paid memberships

Qualifications:

– 2-5 years of experience in communications or marketing, with an emphasis in social media and digital marketing
– Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a knack for storytelling
– Expertise in digital ads including Facebook/Instagram and Google
– Proven success in increasing engagement and growing community on social media
– Experience with planning and executing marketing funnels
– Familiarity with marketing platforms such as Hubspot
– Capable of working independently in a remote environment
– Graphic design experience is a plus (if you can at least poke your way around Canva, that’s good)
– Video production experience is a plus

Application Instructions:

To apply, qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:

– Resume
– Cover letter detailing:
– Your interest in the position and organization
– Salary requirements
Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: https://talentmarket.org/candidates/apply-for-your-dream-job/.

Questions can be directed to Stephanie Keaveney, Network Engagement Strategist at Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: [email protected].

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.

Talent Market is a nonprofit entity dedicated to promoting liberty by helping free-market nonprofits identify talent for critical roles. We provide free consulting and recruiting services to free-market think tanks, policy organizations, research centers, and capacity-building institutions dedicated to advancing the principles of limited government and free enterprise.